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Padres place Marquis on DL with elbow injury

Sunday - 7/21/2013, 2:13pm  ET

San Diego Padres starting pitcher Jason Marquis throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday, July 19, 2013, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The San Diego Padres have placed pitcher Jason Marquis on the 15-day disabled list with a right elbow strain.

Right-handed reliever Miles Mikolas was recalled from Triple-A Tucson where he was 3-1 with a 2.91 ERA and 20 saves in 23 chances. Tyson Ross (0-4, 3.60) fills a rotation opening Tuesday and Wednesday's starter has not been determined.

The move was made retroactive to July 20 on Marquis (9-5, 4.05), who has lost three straight decisions over six starts and has lasted 5 1-3 innings in each of his last two outings. He had no strikeouts for the first time this season in a loss to the Cardinals on Friday.


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